Busy Year For Philly Pressbox Radio (Chet’s Take, 1-4-18)

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A new year is under way, and it’s a pretty exciting time on the Philadelphia sports scene, with the Eagles heading to the postseason as the NFC’s No. 1 seed, the 76ers, Flyers and Phillies all heading in a positive direction thanks to some exciting young stars, and Jay Wright’s Villanova Wildcats again among the favorites to make it to …

Philly Pressbox Radio Class of 2017 Hall of Fame Broadcaster Ballot

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    VOTING HAS ENDED!! Thanks to all that participated Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable recently elected our 4th Hall of Fame class. The first three vote getters as selected by the fans were Roller Derby Hall of Famer Judy Arnold, Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Howe and Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone. Chet selected Phillies standout Dick Allen and …

Judy, Judy, Judy… (Chet’s Take, 8-3-17)

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On our latest weekly show, we announced the results of our 4th Annual Philly Pressbox Radio Hall of Fame voting, unveiling the five new inductees for 2017. There were 15 retired players on the ballot, with the top three in fan balloting over the past week earning automatic entry to our (just-for-fun) Hall, before Bill Furman and I each named …

2017 Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable 4th Annual Hall of Fame Ballot

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***VOTING IS NOW CLOSED*** Welcome to the 4th Annual Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable Hall of Fame ballot. As a review, in 2014 we elected the following players: Chuck Bednarik, Steve VanBuren and Reggie White of the Eagles; Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Robin Roberts of the Phillies; Bobby Clarke and Bernie Parent of the Flyers; and Wilt Chamberlain and Julius …

Happy 3rd Birthday to Us! (Chet’s Take, 4-26-17)

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Can you believe it? It’s our birthday this week! Yes, the Philly Pressbox Radio Roundtable made its debut on April 30, 2014, with “sports junkie” Kevin McClure joining Bill Furman and yours truly on that very first show, and we’re now turning 3 years old.  Since that first episode, we’ve done more than 130 shows, having welcomed about 55 different …

Big Year for Philly Pressbox Radio! (Chet & Bill, 1-3-17)

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Well, 2016 was quite a year for us here at Philly Pressbox Radio. We did 47 weekly PPR Roundtable shows, which means we took only five Wednesdays off during the year. We had about 40 different guests visit us on the program. And, in October, we launched our very own website — more on that in a moment. If you …